Feb 05, · Ashley Graham, a gorgeous plus-sized model with dark hair, is posing in Sport's Illustrated's annual swimsuit issue. Last year, Ashley Graham made history as the first plus-size model to be featured on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. This year's issue. Feb 09, · Last year Ashley Graham was in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. In an ad. This year the plus-sized model is one of the stars, a SI Swimsuit rookie.